First confirmed COVID-19 case hits Marquette County

MARQUETTE COUNTY –The Marquette County Health Department has announced Marquette County’s first confirmed positive COVID-19 case.

The Marquette County Health Department became aware Tuesday of a positive COVID-19 case identified through commercial laboratory testing.

The health department says the identified person is an adult man with a history of recent domestic travel through international airports. The infected individual has been in home isolation in accordance with current guidelines. The health department says it will notify people who have been identified as close contacts. They will be assessed for symptoms and monitored properly.

The department will not be disclosing additional information about the individual.The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has not provided updated COVID-19 numbers Tuesday.